City Press: “A township school on Johannesburg’s East Rand is administering one of the world’s most prestigious and rigorous academic qualifications – for just R200 a month.”

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    What would happen if a township scholar received an elite education? You’ll be amazed… Meet Mveli Nhlapo, one of the stellar scholars at The African School for Excellence

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  • The Times "School on winning formula"

    The African School for Excellence opened in Tsakane, on the East Rand, two years ago with the aim of equipping children from poor areas to compete on the world stage. It seems to be succeeding.

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    Our scholars are performing on November 25th at The Joburg Theatre an original play called: ” The Shadow of Katlehong”. Book your ticket now!

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  • ASE is making an Unparalleled Impact

    Our Grade 8 scholars tested 35% and 16% above South African national averages on the Grade 9 ANA (Annual National Assessment) in Maths and English Home Language, respectively, despite competing with learners a year older than them.

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  • A Scalable, Sustainable School Model

    A solution in a single township isn’t enough.
    ASE provides high quality teacher training
    to educators of all experience levels
    ensuring we continue to scale.

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  • Affordable. Scalable. World class.

    ASE is revolutionising education in South Africa.
    See the community we’re building now through
    our flagship school in Tsakane, Gauteng.

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The ASE Mission

Provide education that is affordable, scalable, and world class to transform the lives of our scholars and those in their communities.

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The ASE Model

All the tools to create a sustainable, world-class education already existed. We just had to find away to bring them all together.

Here’s how we’re doing it

The ASE Values

ASE instills in our graduates the values they will need to succeed at the world’s top universities and be transformative leaders in their communities.

These values drive everything we do 

Have a look on our Academic Results!

The 2014 Annual Academic Results are available. Click here to read on how our scholars are achieving.

The Voices of African School for Excellence

At ASE, we stay busy. One of the best ways to track the impact we make is through our blog. Here you can get updates on our progress, read stories from teachers, scholars, and volunteers, and get a taste of daily life at ASE.

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